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New Hampshire police believe suspect is in Georgia

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - Authorities say a man who is suspected of killing his parents and setting their house on fire in New Hampshire is believed to be in Atlanta, Georgia.

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Principal: Bomb threat likely 'a very bad hoax'

BEDFORD, N.H. (AP) - School officials in Bedford, New Hampshire, have canceled classes at the high school and middle school complex while they assess the credibility of a bomb threat.

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New restriction on New England cod fishing debated

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Federal regulators are debating emergency restrictions to the Gulf of Maine's cod fishery.

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Letter: Wrong way to run a county

Whose interests is the executive committee of the Belknap County delegation representing? Certainly not those of the Belknap County nursing home residents. Belknap County has an obligation to provide…

Today at 09:24AM
Letter: Remember Vietnam?

What was sold 13 years ago as a limited military response to the 9/11 tragedy seems to have become endless war. Our recent unauthorized airstrikes on Syria (accompanied by a few theocratic allies)…

Today at 09:23AM
Letter: How about some solutions?

Have you seen it? I'm sure you have. Mudslinging ads on TV have trickled over to news stories and letters in the paper. Many Democrat candidates for office and liberal organizations are on an endless…

Today at 09:23AM
Letter: Abomination

If you are upset about ISIS beheading Westerners, then consider how we kill 3,000 American babies a day by abortion, which cuts off their arms and legs and then crushes their skulls. So who's worse?…

Today at 01:05AM
Kraft suffered along with fans in rout of Patriots

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - Robert Kraft looked down from his seat high above the field and watched his New England Patriots fall apart. The offense led by Tom Brady struggled to move the ball. The defense that…

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Headlines from around the world in sports

SWIMMING Phelps apologizes for DUI arrest BALTIMORE - Olympic champion Michael Phelps apologized for his latest brush with the law, saying he is "deeply sorry to everyone I have let down" with an arrest…

Today at 01:05AM
Epstein sees Cubs competing for division next year

CHICAGO - Chicago Cubs president of baseball operations Theo Epstein made one thing clear. He sees no reason why his team can't compete for a division title next season. With the arrival of top prospects…

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Red Sox righty Buchholz has minor knee surgery

BOSTON - Boston Red Sox right-hander Clay Buchholz underwent minor knee surgery after an inconsistent season. The operation to repair a torn meniscus in his right knee took place yesterday, two days after…

Today at 01:05AM
Principal: Players were subjected to racist slurs

HARTFORD, Conn. - A school principal said yesterday that members of his high school's football team were subjected to racist taunts from among a group of adults in an eastern Connecticut town where his…

Today at 12:58AM
A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Charity 5K champion Matthew Bartolotti of Henniker (pictured above, left) won the Michael G. Williams Memorial Fun Run 5K with a time of 20:52. The was race organized by John Stark senior Jessie Osgood…

Today at 12:57AM
Clutterbuck leads Islanders to 5-3 win over Bruins

BOSTON - Cal Clutterbuck scored the tiebreaking goal with 3:19 left in the third period, sending the New York Islanders to a 5-3 preseason win over the Boston Bruins last night. Kyle Okposo, Cory Conacher…

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Orioles confident of success, even without stars

BALTIMORE - The Baltimore Orioles prefer to focus on what they have rather than who they're missing when assessing their chances of advancing deep into the postseason. The Orioles went 96-66 and cruised…

Today at 12:57AM
Coaches use large network to watch for injury

The sideline is often the worst place to watch a football game. Even for the head coach standing front and center, getting a good look at what is happening on the field can be difficult. Behind the coach…

Today at 12:56AM
NFL has laundry list of forbidden celebrations

Dancing Billy "White Shoes" Johnson, shuffling Ickey Woods and the group high-fiving Fun Bunch? Their entertaining touchdown celebrations would be illegal in today's NFL. Though the league rulebook has…

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High school Stars of the Day

Doug Champagne, Bow golf, 33, medalist in victory Nicole Benedetti, Pembroke field hockey, 2 goals in 3-2 win Jarrett Davis, MV boys' soccer, goal, 2 assists in 3-1 win Matt LaTourette, Concord golf,…

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Planning board will consider poultry plant tomorrow at Heights Community Center

The Concord Planning Board will host a public hearing about a proposed poultry processing plant tonight at 7 p.m. in the Heights Community Center. Fournier Foods has applied to build a 5,500-square-foot…

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My Turn: 19th-century education model not what 21st-century students need

New Hampshire's political and educational leaders are debating the role of the Common Core standards and the Smarter Balanced assessments. Manchester has requested a waiver from testing because Superintendent…

Today at 12:15AM
Editorial: Racism's generational ripple effect

It might be possible to affect the future with a smile, a kindly look and the resolve to treat everyone, no matter what their color or creed, fairly as a fellow human being. Knowing that is important,…